OUTDOOR LIVING AND TRAVEL SKILLS

OED1AOL

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students are introduced to the knowledge and skills required for safe participation in self-reliant outdoor living and travel in south-eastern Australia. Learning experiences, including practical field trips, emphasise the development of safe practice, sound judgement, care for others and the environment, preparation, and the ability to learn experientially.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLucas Bester

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsBushwalking and Ski Touring LeadershipPrescribedReynolds, V., Chapman, N., Linguard, R., Manders, S., Trenchard-Smith, J. (2000)BUSHWALKING AND MOUNTAIN CRAFT TRAINING ADVISORY BOARD INC. (3RD ED). 2000
ReadingsBuller-Howitt Alpine Area Map 1:50 000PrescribedSpatial VisionSPATIAL VISION
ReadingsMurray River Charts: Yarrawonga # Mulwala (Associated areas)PrescribedSpatial VisionSPATIAL VISION
ReadingsAustralian Alps: Kosciuszko, Alpine and Namadgi National ParksPrescribedDeirdre Slattery, 2015CSIRO

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Draw on practical and theoretical knowledge to develop an understanding of environments utilised in the context of outdoor living and travel in south-eastern Australia

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials, practical field work
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

02. Critique and reflect on experiences that offer a framework for the development of your future practice in outdoor environments in south-eastern Australia

Activities:
Tutorials, practical field work, assessment
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

03. Identify key components of sound judgment, participation in groups, care for others and the environment, and safe practice as participants in outdoor activities including: bushwalking, navigation and canoeing on slow moving rivers.

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials, practical field work
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

04. Identify and instigate the fundamental approaches to development of effective personal and professional skills in the context of living and travelling in outdoor environments

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials, practical field work, assessment
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLucas Bester

Class requirements

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Two 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Field Trip Week: 10 - 22
One 10.0 days field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 2,200-word assignment50 01, 02, 03, 04
2.5-hour examination (2,000 word equivalent)50 01, 02, 03, 04